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Registration: VR-BBQ

Construction Number: 43844

Model Douglas DC-6B

Operator: Cunard Eagle Airways

Airport: London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), UK - England

Airshow: Heathrow - 60 Years of Heathrow

Photographer: Frank Hudson

Date Taken: 1961

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On the 8 July 1965 this DC-6 was operating with Canadian Pacific Airlines as CF-CUQ, when a bomb exploded in the left aft lavatory causing the tail to come off, the aircraft crashed at Dog Creek ,330km north of Vancouver killing all 52 on board.

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